The Registered Nurse/RN in this role is responsible for handling phone calls from the patients who are seeking medical information and/or medical attention. The RN will perform an undertake assessment of their health needs, with the aid of decision support software and give advice as appropriate in compliance with appropriate protocols. Schedule appointments (as the patient's condition requires), answer questions, and provide health education as required.
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or Master's Degree in Nursing required.
Currently licensed to practice as a registered nurse by the Pennsylvania Board of Nurse Examiners required.
3 years of experience as a registered nurse in the inpatient or ambulatory care setting required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:
Strong written and oral communication skills required.
Phone triage experience preferred.
In addition to a rewarding career, we also offer great benefits including but not limited to:
· Paid Time Off and Personal Time
· Medical Benefits (No waiting period)
· Dental and Vision Benefits
· Penn State University Tuition Assistance (Full-Time Employees)
· Elder Care/Child Care Resources
· Life Insurance
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If chosen for this position, you may be required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position.
All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.
Penn State Health is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday – Friday, email firstname.lastname@example.org or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.
Union: Non Bargained